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250 Schoolgirls Hospitalized in Afghanistan After Inhalation of Poisonous Gas

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on  September 4, 2015 at 6:43 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
Over 250 girls, between 9 and 18 years, from two schools in Afghanistan have had to be hospitalized after they inhaled some mysterious fumes and displayed signs of poisoning. Both the schools are located in Herat province.
 250 Schoolgirls Hospitalized in Afghanistan After Inhalation of Poisonous Gas
250 Schoolgirls Hospitalized in Afghanistan After Inhalation of Poisonous Gas
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Reportedly, 115 girls were hospitalized on Thursday, September 3, 2015; 50 on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 and 126 on Monday, August 31, 2015. All the girls inhaled some type of gas and displayed signs of poisoning.

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Aseeluddin Jami, the deputy governor of Herat province, said, "I believe the incidents were deliberately caused. An investigation has been launched into the incident."

Source: IANS
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